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The latest updates on our research and how it is improving people’s lives.

What is it like to be a work experience student?

What is it like to be a work experience student?

Department General Main Outreach SITU

NDORMS ran two work experience weeks for eleven Y12 students from local state schools. While they were here they created video diaries about their week.

Placebo controlled randomised surgical trial for subacromial shoulder pain

Placebo controlled randomised surgical trial for subacromial shoulder pain

Botnar Main Orthopaedics and trauma Publication SITU

The role of arthroscopic subacromial decompression in the treatment of subacromial shoulder pain (impingement).

Honorary Fellowship of the RCS for Professor David Beard

Honorary Fellowship of the RCS for Professor David Beard

Awards Botnar Main Orthopaedics and trauma SITU Translational medicine

Congratulations to Professor David Beard on being awarded an Honorary Fellowship by The Royal College of Surgeons.

Oxford host first surgical research training course: BOSTiC 29th April-1st May 2015

Main SITU

Thirty-eight surgical trainees from the Oxford and Severn Deaneries attended the first Bristol Oxford Surgical Trials Course (BOSTiC), a joint initiative between the Oxford Surgical Intervention Trials Unit (SITU) and the Bristol Surgical Trials Centre (BSTC).

First patient recruited for hand plastic surgery trial

Main Research SITU

First patient recruited for trial assessing whether the nail should be replaced or discarded after nail bed repair in children.

Orthopaedic Surgical Trials Day

Main Research SITU

The first ever Orthopaedic Surgical Trials Day was held at the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) this March. The objective of the day was to bring together the orthopaedic surgical research community to present current trials, intended projects and discuss issues that affect surgical trial research in this area.